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Epilogue to The Scots in Germany

Three updates conclude this series of posts: FIRST UPDATE: A few months after I published a shorter version of this article in the Germanic Genealogy Society Journal, I was privileged to be given a copy of a portion of The … Continue reading

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Appendices

Appendix 4: XVII. List of Scottish Settlers in Konigsberg (Queenisberg), Memel and Tilsit. I Konigsberg (1700-1740). 46 men Entries for Memel contain dates from 1616 to 1740. 2 Memel. (XVIIth and XVIIIth Centuries.) 26 men Entries for Tilsit and District … Continue reading

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The Church: The 16th and 17th Centuries

The precursors of the Scottish Reformation and John Knox were, of course, focused on the separation from Rome and the teachings of Martin Luther at Wittenberg. The second part of the Scottish Reformation focused on a more sharply defined church … Continue reading

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The Army: 14th to 17th Centuries

Scottish military assistance to “Germany” has been documented by historians and poets “from time immortal.” After the Crusades ended in the 14th century, the Knights of Scotland, prepared to assist the Teutonic Knights for “a pious and warlike expedition.” Even … Continue reading

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Commerce and Trade

The Scots in Germany was written by Th A Fischer in 1902. At the time of publication Germany was known as The German Empire, united in 1871. Before that time a system of duchies, kingdoms, principalities, and city-states comprised what … Continue reading

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Introduction to The Scots in Germany

I have successfully traced my German family through records which start in 1843 in Wylkowiszki, in the Duchy of Warsaw, Protectorate of the Russian Empire, now Vilkiviskis, Lithuania. But I wanted to go further back to East Prussia (See Figure … Continue reading

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